Tag: hyperextension

founder

Only 6 weeks in between those images of a front hoof. This horse suffered too long by a former laminitis and false work of various veterinarians and farriers. My opinion is that such long walls are triggering laminitis and founder. Now he’s able to be ridden again, which is...

the impact of underrun heels

Look and compare following points with the next picture: – underrun heels – positioning of front legs – the buck-kneed carpus – swollen flexor tendons on frontlegs – conformation of back and the missing muscles behind the withers – the ewe neck with stiff lower neck muscles – position...

hyperextension of the deep flexor tendon

If the hoofs have become too long, it is quite painful to roll over. Then the hooves become more torn on the back parts instead of the toe – the beginning of a vicious circle with reduced mobility and overstretching of the deep flexor tendon. Much better positioning by...